Monthly Archives: November 2012

A family memory for this Remembrance Day…

I come from Middlesbrough, an industrial town on the Tees in the north east of England. All along the river is chemical plants, so many it’s amazing that the whole town hasn’t been blown to pieces long before now. During … Continue reading

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Predictions, poverty and politics

Being told you have bipolar disorder doesn’t mean you have been condemned to a life of poverty before landing in a pauper’s grave. It is a diagnosis not an exercise in fortune telling: it does not have to come true. … Continue reading

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